TAB 2019 presents an architecture film programme that opens with Moriyama-San, a documentary by Louise Lemoine and Ila Bêka (2017). The is film about Yasuo Moriyama – a Japanese art, architecture and music enlighted amateur who lives in one of the most famous contemporary Japanese architecture, the Moriyama-house, built in Tokyo in 2005 by Pritzker-prize winner Ryue Nishizawa (SANAA).
From noise music to experimental movies, the film let us enter into the ramification of the Mr. Moriyama’s free spirit. The film reveals the typical domestic activities of Moriyama, from reading, listening to records and watching silent movies, to entertaining guests. It shows how the house, which is made up of 10 separate blocks, accommodates these activities.
Moriyama-San is the first film about noise music, acrobatic reading, silent movies, fireworks and Japanese architecture.
The film will be screened in collaboration with Kumu Documentary on September 4, at 18.00 in Kumu.
63 minutes, in Japanese and English (with Engish subtitles), free of charge.